Mark Gonzalez, M.D.

Surgeon, Chicago Center for Orthopedics

Professor, Department Head of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois at Chicago

Mark Gonzalez, M.D., is a Professor and Department Head of Orthopaedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He specializes in hand surgery, microsurgery and joint reconstruction.

Dr. Gonzalez graduated with a Bachelors of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and earned his M.D. from the University of Chicago. He completed his surgical internship and orthopedic residency at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, followed by fellowships in hand surgery at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and University of Louisville in Kentucky. He also completed a fellowship in joint replacement at Ohio State University. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, with an added qualification in hand surgery.

Dr. Gonzalez is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Musculoskeletal Infection Society and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He has published more than 100 abstracts, book chapters and articles. In addition, he has a master’s degree in engineering.

Year Started Practice

Clinical Specialties

  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Hand surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic surgery

Special Interests

  • Hip and knee replacement
  • Hand surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Joint reconstruction
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Workers compensation

Medical Training

  • Medical School: University of Chicago, IL
  • Internship: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship: Blodgett Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Fellowship: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville, KY